Royal Geographical Society - with the Institute of British Geographers (RGS-IBG)
1830 London UK
1830, London (UK), by Sir John Barrow, as 'Geographical Society of London'. Under the patronage of King William IV, later became known as 'Royal Geographical Society (RGS)'; granted Royal Charter, 1859, under Queen Victoria. Sister body 'Institute of British Geographers (IBG)' formed in 1933; merged with the Society under listed title, Jan 1995. Also referred to as Royal Geographical Society - with IBG.
As the largest scholarly geographical society worldwide: advance geographical science; function as a world centre for geography: support research, education, expeditions and fieldwork; promote public engagement and informed enjoyment of the world.
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